The Making of Frogs


Julia and Dad shared the victory for best family game with another team! Read more here!

Tune in this Thursday for an interview. Here's a sneak peek!


Move38: How did you come up with the idea for Frogs?

Julia: I don’t know how I came up with the idea.

Dad: Did...

Breakfast & A Scare

While Daddy was making breakfast, the uploader stopped working! Long story short, the POWER TARGET switch on the programmer was accidentally flipped to the off position. Thanks to everyone on the Discord server that helped me troubleshoot.

Finishing Touches

After the hiccup...

Daddy did the rest of the major gameplay coding today with Julia by is side. We had our first family play test. It went great! I would say we're feature complete at this point. Julia is ready to add some sparkle to the gold. :)

While Julia and I were coding the lily pad breaking method, we thought that maybe we could add a timed breaking mechanic to the game. So, let's say when the frog lands on the lily pad, there is a 1 in 10 chance of it breaking, but if the lily pad didn't break, so long as the frog is on the lily pad,...

Initial coding session (with Julia)

Dad: What did we add to our code today, Julia?

Julia: Well, we didn't really add anything. We just started.

Dad: Is this so? I remember typing quite a bit! Are you sure we didn't add anything?

Julia: Well, um - we did add things. But we were actually j...